July 2002

Digital Printing and Imaging Association (DPI), Fairfax, Va., has elected the
following officers for 2002-2003:
David Atkins, chairman of the board;
Peter Gallo, vice chairman;
George Conant, treasurer; and
Rak Kumar, secretary. Elected to new terms on the Board of Directors are:
Jeff Nott, supplier director; and
Lynn Krinsky,
Gary Wolfer and
Wayne Boydstun, printer directors.

Instrumentation, Systems and Automation Society (ISA), Research Triangle Park,
N.C., has appointed
Graeme H.H. Donald, president and CEO of UOP LLC, chairman of ISA 2002, the
society’s annual conference and exhibition.


Following the acquisition of Serrot International Inc.,
GSE Lining Technology Inc., Houston, has announced a new sales organization for
the North American markets:
Gary R. Joachim, vice president, North American sales and marketing;
Steve Eckhart, vice president, regional sales;
Scott Biondi, Mideast manager;
Bob Trexler, Southeast manager; and
Rick Taylor, Mountain manager.

Unifi Inc., Greensboro, N.C., has promoted
Kimberley Lewis to director of marketing.


Clariant International Ltd., Switzerland, has appointed
Patrick Kaiser head of corporate communications for the Clariant Group.

Peter J. Olsta has joined
Pittsfield Plastics Engineering Inc. and Precision Spools Inc., Pittsfield, Mass.,
as director of business development.

Herbert Busch has joined
Symtech Inc., Spartanburg, to serve product lines in the dyeing and finishing
George Nydegger has joined Symtech as product manager for lines recently added in
the weaving sector.

Zellweger Luwa AG, Switzerland, has elected
Peter R. Isler, Ph.D., to the Board of Directors.
Konrad Peter and
Eberhard von Koerber, Ph.D., were re-elected to the board.

Dow Reichhold Specialty Latex LLC, Research Triangle Park, N.C., has announced the
following appointments:
Dan Gasman, marketing manager, construction and adhesives, and material modifiers;
Richard Moras, marketing manager, fiber coating and bonding, and textiles; and
Rob Ewing, global marketing manager, dipping and protective products.

Fairlawn, Ohio-based
Omnova Solutions Inc. has elected
William R. Seelback to the Board of Directors, and re-elected
Edward P. Campbell and
David A. Daberko to new terms on the board.

Springs Industries, Fort Mill, S.C., has named
Ramon Ascencio associate of the year at the company’s first annual Rewards and
Recognition Luncheon. In addition, Springs Industries Medical Director
Richard Hughes, M.D., has qualified as a certified medical review officer (MRO).

Ascencio and Hughes

Avondale Mills Inc., Graniteville, S.C., has named
Doug Murphy vice president, merchandising, Denim. He will be responsible for denim
operations in Alabama and South Carolina.

Wayne Shaffer of
Icon Laser Technologies Inc., Syracuse, N.Y., has assumed responsibility for
operations and the strategic advancement of the company.

Nylstar, Greensboro, N.C., has appointed
Basil B. (Sonny) Walker president and COO of Nylstar North America.

Textile/Clothing Technology Corp. [TC]2, Cary, N.C., has elected
L.E. (Bo) Gibens chairman of the board. Gibens replaces
Bernard Leventhal, who becomes chairman emeritus. New members elected to the Board
of Directors include:
John Case, La-Z-Boy;
Jeannamarie Cox, The Limited Inc.;
William Foster, DuPont Apparel & Textile Sciences;
Robert Howell, Carhartt Inc.;
Scott Mosteller, Russell Corp.; and
Chuck Nesbit Jr., Sara Lee Intimate Apparel.

Paterson, N.J.-based
Glenro Inc. has promoted
Thomas Van Denend to vice president;
John Walsh to vice president, sales; and
Jim Alimena to vice president, marketing.

July 2002